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Full Text of HB1155  103rd General Assembly




HB1155 EnrolledLRB103 00101 LNS 45102 b

1    AN ACT concerning civil law.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Drug or Alcohol Impaired Minor
5Responsibility Act is amended by changing Section 5 as
7    (740 ILCS 58/5)
8    Sec. 5. Responsibility of person who supplies alcoholic
9liquor or illegal drugs to a person under 18 years of age.
10    (a) Any person at least 18 years of age who willfully
11supplies alcoholic liquor or illegal drugs to a person under
1218 years of age and causes the impairment of such person shall
13be liable for death or injuries to persons or property caused
14by the impairment of such person.
15    (b) A person, or the surviving spouse and next of kin of
16any person, who is injured, in person or property, by an
17impaired person under the age of 18, and a person under age 18
18who is injured in person or property by an impairment that was
19caused by alcoholic liquor or illegal drugs that were
20willfully supplied by a person over 18 years of age, has a
21right of action in his or her own name, jointly and severally,
22for damages (including reasonable attorney's fees and
23expenses) against any person:



HB1155 Enrolled- 2 -LRB103 00101 LNS 45102 b

1        (i) who, by willfully selling, giving, or delivering
2    alcoholic liquor or illegal drugs, causes or contributes
3    to the impairment of the person under the age of 18; or
4        (ii) who, by willfully permitting consumption of
5    alcoholic liquor or illegal drugs on non-residential
6    premises owned or controlled by the person over the age of
7    18, causes or contributes to the impairment of the person
8    under the age of 18.
9    (c) An action for damages under this Section is barred
10unless commenced within 2 years after the right of action
12(Source: P.A. 93-588, eff. 1-1-04.)